Butterfly Farmer

by Newman, L Hugh

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Butterfly Farmer

by L Hugh Newman

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Matilda Mary's Books
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London: Phoenix Scientific Book Club Edition Dustjacket very tight and clean with a few repaired tears and edgeworn.Triangular loss to rear flap (see "more images").Pages faintly toned. No inscriptions. Not priceclipped. Fascinating accounts of butterfly hunting in the early years of the century (e.g Royston Heath,the Downs, etc.)Facsimile price list for Hugh Newman in 1910, also facsimile letter from Lord… Read more
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BUTTERFLY FARMER : With 68 Photographs

by Newman, L. Hugh

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Cornish Books
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1953
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London: Phoenix House Ltd, 1953. Inspiring and highly practical book on the Collection and Breeding of Rare Insects in Captivity. Includes several chapters on the history of the farm from 1894 - 1951; Search of rare Blue Butterflies; Moth Collecting, Butterfly Migration and more. Frontis illustrated with a B&W Photo of Mr Newman with his Butterfly Net. 2 sections of… Read more
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Butterfly Farmer.

by Newman, L. Hugh.

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Published
1953
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1st. Ed.
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Phoenix House., 1953. 1st. Ed.. pp.208 with b/w. photos. 8vo. Hardback. Very minor spotting, o/w. contents fine. Original red cloth in thor. vg. / nr. fine condition. Copy no. 17 of 350 numbered and author signed copies, with additional dedication by the author to ffep. The story of Britain’s first butterfly farm, started in 1894 by Leonard Newman, before… Read more
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Butterfly Farmer

by Newman, L. Hugh

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Published
1954
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Very Good
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Reprint
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The Scientific Book Club, London, 1954. Reprint. Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illustrator: Photo's. black titles spine; undated but early 1950's; illustrated by 37 b/w. photo's., some drawings & facsimile of a 1910 price-list for ova, larvae & pupae; a scarce title telling the fascinating tale of a butterfly farm & the family who ran… Read more
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Butterfly Farmer

by L. Hugh Newman

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Published
1953
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First edition
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208, 68 b/w photos. Entomology autobiographical by the distinguished butterfly farmer, L. Hugh Newman whose father, Leonard Newman, started Britain's first butterfly farm, in 1894 at Bexley, Kent. Of partcicular note: Establishing a Buttefly colony i.e. Dutch race of the Large Copper asthe native British race had been exterminated by over-collecting and reclamation.
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Butterfly Farmer

by Newman, L. Hugh

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The Scientific Book Club Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Undated. Some areas of fading, small tears and a few tape repairs to jacket 208pp. Black and white illustrations. .
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Butterfly Farmer

by Newman, L. Hugh

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Published
1953
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Good
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First printing
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London: Phoenix House, Ltd., 1953. First printing. Hardcover. Good. 208 pages including an Index. Cloth. 68 photographs. Rubbing at the corners; prior owner name in pencil on the front-free end paper. No dust jacket.
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Butterfly Farmer

by NEWMAN, L. HUGH

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The Country Book Club 1954. octavo hardcover (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.
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